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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast (a radio show you can download) about boardgames. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is not responsible for their content.

The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast (a radio show you can download) about boardgames. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is not responsible for their content.
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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast (a radio show you can download) about boardgames. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is not responsible for their content.

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Episodes

DTD # 438 - Best of 2015, part 2

1/2/2016
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It's part two of our end of the year show! In this jam-packed mega show, all of our contributors and Dice Tower affiliates show up and give their input on... It's part two of our end of the year show! In this jam-packed mega show, all of our contributors and Dice Tower affiliates show up and give their input on... Best cooperative game, Most Innovative game, Strangest game, Best Expansion, Best Reprint, Biggest Brainburner, Best Gaming Event, and our Top 10 of 2015! Come join...

Duration:02:15:24

DTD # 437 - Best of 2015, part 1

12/24/2015
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It's part one of our end of the year show! In this jam-packed mega show, all of our contributors and Dice Tower affiliates show up and give their input on... The year as a whole, Biggest news of the year, Biggest surprise, Biggest Disappointment, Best Components, Best Artwork, Worst Game, Best card game, Best party game, Best kids game, and Best family game. Come join us and here our opinions on the year 2015, as it draws to a close.

Duration:02:29:07

DTD # 436 - Let it Go

12/18/2015
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In this show, we talk about Ice and the Sky, The Prodigals Club, Pirate Den, Fidelitas, 10 to Kill, Floating Market, Kemet: Ta Seti, Safranito, and Mord Im Arosa. Brian takes a look at Money, Geoff at Gutsy, and we hear about starting a game club and more Legal moves. Tom quizzes Eric about shopping, and we finish up the show discussing when to let a game go out of your collection.

Duration:01:12:53

DTD # 435 Top Ten AEG Games

12/8/2015
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In this episode, we talk about German Railroads, Estoril 1942, Klask, Stinky Business, Mow Money, ...and then we held hands, KLASK, and Between Two Cities. We answer questions about conventions, using cash to buy games, and why we don't review everything. Finally, we end the show with our top ten games from AEG games.

Duration:01:25:25

DTD # 434 - Dealing with the Hype

12/1/2015
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In this show, we talk about Sleuth, Paperback Co-Operative, State Smarts, Chess with The Child Above and Below, Simurgh, Gum Gum Machine, and the Colt Express Expansion. We hear a tale of Horror and one of outrage, talk about game clubs, and Tom gives us a rundown of the Come and Play day with GTS distribution. Finally, we end the show talking about how to deal with the hype machine!

Duration:01:14:27

DTD # 433 - Live from BGG Con!

11/25/2015
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In this show, we are joined by Rich Sommer, Sam Healey, Zee Garcia, Jason Levine, Mark Streed and more in this Boardgame Breakfast crossover! Recorded live at BGG.con 2015, we talk about games we've played, have several segments, and close out the show answering questions from the audience.

Duration:01:31:55

DTD # 432 - Top 10 Interactive Games

11/17/2015
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In this show, we talk for a long time about games, including 504, Fury of Dracula, Gallerist, Porta Nigra, Ghostbusters, Gutsy, Renaissance Wars, and The Room 3. We also answer questions, and then tell about our favorite ten interactive games (that aren't wargames). Or something like that.

Duration:01:27:35

DTD #431 - You destroyed my game!

11/16/2015
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In this show, we talk about The Big Book of Madness, Tabletopia: Police Precinct, Dark Stories, Treasure of the 13 Islands, Time Stories, Orleans expansion, M.U.L.E, and Trickerion. Tom also talks about twenty other games as fast as he can, we hear from some contributors, and hear a few tales. Finally, we talk about what we do when someone else damages our games.

Duration:01:22:00

DTD # 430 - Music and Games

11/4/2015
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In this show, we talk about Automania, Inhabit the Earth, Antarctica, Taverna, Pandemic Legacy, TIME Stories, Say Cheese!and Ocean Raiders. Eric rants, we answer a pile of questions, and then end the episode talking about our favorite games to have music in the background (and what music that should be).

Duration:01:34:11

DTD # 429 - Turtling

10/29/2015
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In this show, we talk about Far Space Foundry, Raptor, Wurfel Kung Fu, the new expansions for both Race for the Galaxy and Roll for the Galaxy, Ticket to Ride Map Pack 5, Dice City, and Automobiles. We hear from Geoff, Brian, and Dan - and hear three tales, one of Horror, one of Awkwardness, and one of Shame! Finally, we talk about "turtling" and whether or not we like when it shows up in our games.

Duration:01:30:24

DTD # 428 - Questionpalooza

10/20/2015
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In this show, Tom and Eric talk about our Essen Spiel trip, what we saw and did there. Then, for the rest of the show, we tackle our gigantic pile of questions from listeners!

Duration:01:30:27

DTD # 427 - Live from Essen Spiel 2015

10/14/2015
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In this show, from the Essen Spiel game fair, we record a podcast in front of a live studio audience. Joined by Zee Garcia, Jason Levine, Steve Buonocore, Piero, and more - we answer questions, talk about the convention, and hear a couple of tales!

Duration:01:30:25

DTD # 426 - Going to Essen Spiel 2015

10/8/2015
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In this show, we talk about our Essen 2015 plans, as well as the top ten games we are looking forward to at the fair. We take a look at Poseidon’s Kingdom, Retro Loonacy, Fluch der Mumie, Shakespeare, 7 Wonders: Duel, Star Trek: Five Year Mission, and answer a pile of questions from the listeners!

Duration:01:32:29

DTD # 425 - Here to Stay!

10/1/2015
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In this episode, we are joined by special guest Rich Sommer! We talk about Cthulhu Realms, Portal, Tiny Epic Galaxies (Solo), Trambahn, Terra, Bomb Squad, Kryptos, Petite Pastiche, and Wink. We hear about treachery, amazement, and horror, solo games, forming a game group, and more! Finally, we end the show talking about games we will never get rid of.

Duration:01:30:13

DTD # 424 - Best Games for Seven Players

9/23/2015
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In this episode, we talk about Ashes, New Salem, Lord of the Rings/w Sauron, a pile of Star Wars games, and Pandemic Legacy! We also answer questions about cooking, demoers, working with publishers, and more. We end the episode with our top ten games for seven players!

Duration:01:23:45

DTD # 423 - Die Game Versions of Board Games

9/17/2015
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In this episode, we take a look at As You Wish, A Battle of Wits, Miracle Pill, Homeland; Good Cop, Bad Cop Bombers; Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Samurai. We have three tales - one of Awesome, one of Horror, and one of Awkwardness. We have several segments from contributors, and end the show talking about board games converted into dice games!

Duration:01:14:09

DTD # 422 - What Attracts us to a Game

9/11/2015
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In this show, we take a look at The Undercity, Bloody Inn, Star Trek: Five Year Mission, Rum and Bones, Smash Up Munchkin, and Apocalypse Chaos. We also answer questions about locations of conventions, game nolstalgia, and more! We end the show with the top ten things that attract us to a new game.

Duration:01:28:23

DTD # 421 - GenCon, a month later

9/1/2015
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In this show, we take a look at Bora Bora, The Little Prince: Rising to the Stars, Broom Service, Medieval Merchant, Mysterium, Survive Space Attack, WWE Showdown, and the Cash and Guns expansion. We have three tales! - one of amazement, one of horror, and one of awkwardness. Greg tells people to get off his lawn, and we end the show with a look at GenCon games, a month later.

Duration:01:05:39

DTD # 420 - Tournament Games

8/26/2015
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In this episode, Tom and Eric talk about Little Red Riding Hood, BUS, HUE, Ashes, Warband, and CVlizations. We also answer questions regarding the future of the Dice Tower, apps and games, and more! We end the show with our top ten games that would work well in a tournament setting. Oh, and a contest!

Duration:01:22:11

DTD # 419 - Game Shows and Board Games

8/24/2015
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In this episode, we talk about The Voyages of Marco Polo, Mustache Smash, Warband: Against the Darkness, One Night Revolution, Mafia de Cuba, and Asking for Trobils. Brian takes a look at Louis XIV, Geoff talks about Incentive, Mark about Age of Sigmar, and the Lonely Gamer shows up! We also have a tale of Horror, one of Amazement, and answer a question about what game show we would like to see made into a board game.

Duration:01:09:38